Weapon utilized in Abidi’s homicide beforehand utilized in one other killing: CTD official

Weapon used in Abidi's murder previously used in another killing: CTD official
Weapon used in Abidi's murder previously used in another killing: CTD official

The Counter Terrorism Division (CTD) of Sindh police on Wednesday claimed to have made some headway within the investigations into the homicide of former MQM lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi and stated that “one of many homicide weapons had additionally been utilized in one other killing in Liaquatabad not too long ago”.
In accordance with CTD officer Raja Umar Khattab, two 30 bore pistols had been utilized in Abidi’s homicide. Six photographs had been fired from one weapon, whereas a single shot from one other, he stated. Investigators collected seven spent cartridges from the crime scene which had been despatched to the police forensic laboratory, the official added.
The laboratory’s report acquired by the investigators states that the 30 bore pistol from which six photographs had been fired was beforehand used within the homicide of 23-year-old Ihtisham in Liaquatabad on December 10.
Police ‘twiddling thumbs’
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday reiterated his dedication to creating town of Karachi peaceable and affluent, and directed the regulation enforcement companies to make foolproof safety preparations accordingly.
This he stated whereas presiding over an emergent assembly at Chief Minister Home to overview regulation and order state of affairs within the metropolis.
The assembly was attended by Sindh Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, CM’s Adviser on Data Murtaza Wahab, Director Common Rangers Main Common Mohammad Saeed, Police Inspector Common Dr Kaleem Imam, the provincial heads of intelligence companies, Deputy Inspector Common South Javed Alam Udho and different involved officers.
Briefing the chief minister in regards to the homicide of Ali Raza Abdi, DIG South Javed Odho advised the chief minister that cartridges had been discovered from the spot the place he was shot lifeless. The cartridges had been despatched for forensic testing and the report has revealed that the pistol was used beforehand in another crimes which had been already underneath investigation.
He additionally stated that the sufferer’s cell phone has been taken into custody and was being decoded in order that his messages and calls could possibly be investigated.
Addressing the members of the assembly, the chief minister stated that over the last six weeks six terrorist incidents have taken place within the metropolis which was critical and alarming and could possibly be not tolerated, subsequently the regulation enforcement companies, notably the police, ought to take strict safety measures and enhance their efficiency.
Shah recalled and counted that on this time a blast in Landhi had claimed harmless lives, Chinese language Consulate was attacked, a car in District South was attacked, a Mehfil-i-Milad was attacked with a cracker in Gulistan-i-Jauhar, then PSP employees had been killed of their workplace and now former parliamentarian Ali Raza Abdi has been killed.
“This exhibits that the disbursed terrorists are getting organised as soon as once more and we’re twiddling our thumbs,” he stated.
“There is no such thing as a political interference in police affairs,” the chief minister stated, including that because the minister in control of the Dwelling Division he has made the police division an impartial organisation. “Regardless of all that, the outcomes had been disturbing and painful.”
Shah talked about that out of the six incidents, three have occurred within the South district, subsequently South police should be extra vigilant and lively.
“I need you to conduct a safety audit of town and strengthen safety at susceptible factors,” he stated and directed the IG police to maintain him posted with each day reviews on the regulation and order state of affairs within the province generally and Karachi particularly.
The intelligence companies additionally briefed the chief minister in regards to the incident and steered some strict safety measures. Additionally they identified that discord inside some events was additionally resulting in violence.
The assembly was briefed that police and Rangers have made some arrests and so they had been positive that some strong clues could be unearthed to arrest Abidi’s killers. At this, the chief minister categorically stated he wished the expedient arrest of the killers.

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